Syracuse University: Statistics

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#311 of 14,131 In the World
#136 of 2,597 In North America
#118 of 2,496 In the United States
#9 of 221 In New York State
#1 of 4 In Syracuse
#45 of 1,000 For Journalism and Digital Media
Top100 For 28 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
69%
Avg. cost to attend
$47,177 /y
Aid receiving
88%
Undergraduates
14,479
Graduates
6,843
Male:Female Ratio
47:53
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Syracuse University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 69% 66% 71%
Applicants 32,005 13,877 18,128
Admissions 21,994 9,177 12,817
Freshmen enrolled full time 3,486 1,542 1,944
Freshmen enrolled part time 13 8 5

1,069 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,043 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 11224 (53%)
Nonresident Alien 3748 (18%)
Hispanic 2007 (9%)
Black or African American 1559 (7%)
Asian 1283 (6%)
Two or more races 734 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 642 (3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 44 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 17 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$47,177/year
Average aid awarded
$25,864
Students receiving aid
88%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $17,250
$30-48K $19,737
$48-75K $23,533
$75-110K $28,653
$110K+ $47,284

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $54,270$40,392
Tuition in-state $54,270$40,392
Tuition out-of-state $54,270$40,392
Fee in-district $1,656$1,322
Fee in-state $1,656$1,322
Fee out-of-state $1,656$1,322

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 8,001
Combined charge for room and board $16,356
Room charge $8,766
Meal charge $7,590

Syracuse University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 28 381 1
Information Science & Studies 202 195 4
Computer and Information Sciences, General 67 246 4
Psychology, General 222 15
Public Administration 52 138 3
Informatics 186
Law 177
Political Science and Government, General 161 6 7
Accounting 87 80
Economics, General 160
International Relations and Affairs 89 58
Radio and Television 110 34
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 131 8
Finance, General 139
Architectural and Building Sciences & Technology 98 36
Mechanical Engineering 83 41 6
Library and Information Science 130
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 112 4 4
Advertising 95 19
Public Relations & Image Management 82 31
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 113
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 112
Social Work 31 81
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 102
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other 92
Broadcast Journalism 58 24
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 74 4 3
Public Health, General 75 4
Computer Engineering, General 16 58
Civil Engineering, General 41 22 7
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 63
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 43 18
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 40 17 2
Human Development and Family Studies, General 52 3 2
English Language and Literature, General 55 1 1
Journalism, Other 25 28
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 16 30 7
Cinematography and Film & Video Production 47 4
Sociology, General 38 7 2
History, General 37 2 5
Chemical Engineering 29 10 2
Music Management 40
Mathematics, General 25 8 5
Fine & Studio Arts, General 23 11
Chemistry, General 22 3 8
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 32
Programs for Foreign Lawyers 31
Design and Visual Communications, General 30
Industrial and Product Design 29
Anthropology, General 18 6 4
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs 28
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical & Space Engineering, General 27
Illustration 17 9
Acting 25
Geography 17 3 4
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 12 12
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling 22 2
Environmental & Environmental Health Engineering 17 6
Musical Theatre 23
Consumer Merchandising & Retailing Management 23
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 23
Financial Mathematics 22
Forensic Science and Technology 21
Human Nutrition 20
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General 17 3
Applied Mathematics, General 20
Education, General 20
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 20
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs 10 9
Spanish Language and Literature 15 4
Photography 16 3
Physics, General 9 2 8
Music Teacher Education 14 5
Interior Architecture 18
Biochemistry 18
Rhetoric and Composition & Writing Studies, Other 17
Biotechnology 17
Geology & Earth Science, General 10 4 3
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 3 14
Educational & Instructional Technology 14 3
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 16
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 16
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments 16
Linguistics 6 9
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration 14 1
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education 10 5
Mass Communication & Media Studies 7 7
School Librarian & School Library Media Specialist 14
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General 13
Nutrition Sciences 8 4
Fashion & Apparel Design 12
Journalism 12
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects 12
Reading Teacher Education 6 6
Creative Writing 12
Real Estate 11
Commercial and Advertising Art 10
Engineering & Industrial Management 10
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 9
Philosophy 6 1 2
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 9
Museology & Museum Studies 9
Curriculum and Instruction 7 2
Photojournalism 5 3
Statistics, General 8
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor 8
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 2 5
Dramatic & Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other 7
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 7
Clinical Psychology 6
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 2 4
African-American & Black Studies 5
French Language and Literature 3 2
Organizational Leadership 5
Music Technology 5
Design and Applied Arts, Other 5
Art Teacher Education 2 3
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 5
Women's Studies 4
Music Theory and Composition 2 2
Religion & Religious Studies 3 1
Keyboard Instruments 1 3
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 4
Management Science 4
African Studies 4
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 2 2
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology 3
Social Sciences, General 3
Digital Arts 3
Conducting 3
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology 3
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education 3
Social Studies Teacher Education 2
Earth Science Teacher Education 2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 2
Stringed Instruments 2
Mathematics Teacher Education 1 1
Knowledge Management 2
Artificial Intelligence 2
Rhetoric and Composition 2
Physics Teacher Education 1
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 1
Latin American Studies 1
Voice and Opera 1
Human Services, General 1
Music, General 1
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 1
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics 1
German Language and Literature 1
Architectural History and Criticism, General 1
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 1
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs 1
Education, Other 1
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 1
Special Education and Teaching, General 1
School Psychology 1
Grand Total 2 3,682 2,597 334
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 83% 81% 85%
  • Full-time retention rate - 89%
  • Part-time retention rate - 37%

Publications & Citations

Publications
43,759
Citations
1,635,916

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
9,072 / 223,186
Engineering
7,374 / 195,637
Physics
7,285 / 382,559
Medicine
6,209 / 223,360
Chemistry
4,768 / 155,545
Computer Science
4,736 / 161,959
Psychology
4,502 / 245,688
Business
3,888 / 168,723
Biology
3,784 / 168,216
Environmental Science
3,405 / 147,085
Economics
2,483 / 109,293
Materials Science
2,429 / 60,295
Mathematics
2,305 / 102,405
Political Science
2,125 / 28,193
Sociology
2,028 / 53,825
Quantum and Particle physics
1,776 / 159,675
Art & Design
1,496 / 24,826
Demography
1,297 / 55,657
Social Psychology
1,156 / 93,641
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,022 / 33,419
Child Psychology
1,009 / 67,825
Communications and Public Relations
964 / 38,491
Theoretical Physics
859 / 31,913
Geology
857 / 39,789
Optical Engineering
805 / 21,545
Law
798 / 9,349
Nuclear Physics
734 / 55,849
Electronic Engineering
710 / 13,508
Health Science
674 / 22,871
Ecology
669 / 46,638
History
631 / 1,847
Biochemistry
629 / 24,935
Geography and Cartography
624 / 12,637
Public Policy / Administration
604 / 17,674
Education Majors
600 / 18,750
Clinical Psychology
597 / 33,378
Surgery
572 / 20,412
Management Information Systems
549 / 26,971
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
539 / 45,483
Electrical Engineering
533 / 10,086

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 889 12525
1992 836 14160
1993 875 14555
1994 901 15901
1995 868 17008
1996 891 19671
1997 900 19908
1998 908 21987
1999 851 23135
2000 873 26266
2001 816 28818
2002 860 30960
2003 959 36055
2004 1044 40062
2005 1253 45295
2006 1250 51728
2007 1340 57325
2008 1324 62591
2009 1525 70606
2010 1516 77891
2011 1695 83444
2012 1720 91222
2013 1797 101656
2014 1899 107444
2015 1971 106231
2016 1829 103476
2017 1674 107354
2018 1767 108848
2019 1893 118588
2020 1968 132163
2021 1848 141346

Syracuse University alumni

  1. Joe Biden

    Joe Biden
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Enrolled in Syracuse University
    1965-1968 graduated with Juris Doctor in law
    Occupations
    politicianlawyeruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. is an American politician who is the 46th and current president of the United States. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 47th vice president from 2009 to 2017 under Barack Obama and represented Delaware in the United States Senate from 1973 to 2009.

  2. Shaquille O'Neal

    Shaquille O'Neal
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    basketball playeractorrappersports commentatorbusinessperson
    Biography

    Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal, known commonly as "Shaq", is an American former professional basketball player who is a sports analyst on the television program Inside the NBA. O'Neal is regarded as one of the greatest basketball players and centers of all time. He is a 7-foot-1-inch (2.16 m) and 325-pound (147 kg) center who played for six teams over his 19-year career in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and is a four-time NBA champion.

  3. Vera Farmiga

    Vera Farmiga
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorfilm directorstage actorfilm producer
    Biography

    Vera Ann Farmiga is an American actress best known for portraying paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren in the Conjuring Universe films The Conjuring (2013), The Conjuring 2 (2016), Annabelle Comes Home (2019) and The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021). She began her professional acting career on stage in the original Broadway production of Taking Sides (1996). Farmiga made her television debut in the Fox fantasy adventure series Roar (1997), and her feature film debut in the drama-thriller Return to Paradise (1998). Farmiga's breakthrough came in 2004 with her starring role as a drug addict in the drama Down to the Bone. She received further praise for the drama film Nothing But the Truth (2008), and won critical acclaim for starring in the 2009 comedy-drama Up in the Air, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

  4. Billy Joel

    Billy Joel
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    singer-songwriterpianistcomposermusiciansinger
    Biography

    William Martin Joel is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and composer. Commonly nicknamed the "Piano Man" after his first single and signature song of the same name as well as the similarly named 1973 album, he has led a commercially successful career as a solo artist since the 1970s, having released 12 studio albums from 1971 to 1993 as well as one studio album in 2001. He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, as well as the seventh-best-selling recording artist and the fourth-best-selling solo artist in the United States, with over 160 million records sold worldwide. His 1985 compilation album, Greatest Hits Vol. 1 & 2, is one of the best-selling albums in the United States.

General info

Founded 1870
Motto Suos Cultores Scientia Coronat
Knowledge crowns those who seek her
Colors orange
Academic Calendar August to May. Also Summer Session (May - August)
Total FTE staff 4,981
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address 900 South Crouse Ave.
Syracuse, New York, 13244
United States
City population 149,000
Phone 3154431870
Fax +1 (315) 443 3503

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